Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice

Opportunities

Below is a growing list of opportunities on campus and within the community. Please note that this list is not yet comprehensive, and that students can reach out to Dwight Hall staff for opportunity inquiries.

If you are looking for post-graduation opportunities, the Yale OCS page has a comprehensive list of short-term opportunities in public service.

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Summer Volunteers Needed at DESK!

Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open
Summer-time Is Volunteering-time!
Summer has arrived!  And while that may mean sunshine, beaches, and ice cream to many, for ... READ MORE

Clean and Green and HYSB Volunteer Concert Clean-Up

Unpaid
Open
Summer will be approaching us and the Town of Hamden Free Summer Concerts will then begin.  There is a great line-up this year and we expect high attendance.
 
Saturday mornings, after each concert, Clean and Green Volunteers “band” together with HYSB Volunteers  to clean up the site.
 
The Saturday dates this year are July 8, July 15, July 22, and July 29.
We meet at 8AM – until… it doesn’t take long and it’s a great way to start your... READ MORE

Volunteer for Hamden's National Night Out

Unpaid
Open
During  the hours of 3:30p-8:30/9:00p  Volunteers would be needed to help with monitoring of the activity stations, food station and other tasks needed such as set up and breakdown.
 
Hamden’s National Night Out
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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Planned Parenthood Volunteer Night: 3rd Thursday of Every Month

Health & Medicine
Women's Rights
Unpaid
Open

Interested in volunteering with Planned Parenthood in New Haven? 

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month from 5:30-8:30 PM at our admin office in New Haven, CT (345 Whitney Ave) for our monthly Volunteer Night! 

Dinner is on us! Bring your friends, we have lots of fun projects to work on. Thank you!

Work Trade Opportunity at New Haven Farms

Environment
Health & Medicine
Hunger & Nutrition
Unpaid
Open

New Haven Farms’ nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and
community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant,
contaminated urban land into vibrant and productive organic farms. Our Farm
Manager and volunteer corps cultivate urban farms, and our harvest is made
accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-related chronic
diseases and food insecurity. Farm... READ MORE

United Way: Volunteer Book Distributor

Children & Youth
Open

Be a volunteer book distributor and help New Haven children at Cornell-Scott Hill Health Center

Tuesday, June 27         4-6 PM      
Cornell-Scott Hill Health Center

Tuesday, July 18           4-6 PM
Cornell-Scott Hill Health Center

Tuesday, August 1         4-6 PM
Cornell-Scott Hill Health Center

Tuesday, August 15       4-6 PM
Cornell-Scott Hill Health Center

Tuesday, August 29       4-6 PM
Cornell-Scott Hill Health Center... READ MORE

United Way: Volunteer Food Distributor

Hunger & Nutrition
Open

Be a volunteer food distributor at the CT Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry and help West Rock families in need

Thursday, July 6               4-7 PM      
Wilmot Crossing & McCaughney Terrace

Wednesday, July 19          4:30-6:30 PM
West Rock-Authors Academy

Wednesday, August 16     4-7PM
Wilmot Crossing & McCaughney Terrace

Tuesday, August 29          4:30-6:30 PM
West Rock-Authors Academy

Pick one date to volunteer with us... READ MORE

Volunteer on the Yale Farm

Environment
Unpaid
Open

Regular summer hours on the Farm are back — grab some sensible shoes and sunscreen and join us for volunteer days on Fridays and Saturdays for any amount of time between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Resistance Thursdays

We Won’t Go Back!

RESISTANCE

THURSDAYS

every Thursday

New Haven Peoples Center

37 Howe Street

6 to 7:30 pm

Come by to share

solidarity and an action

Bring a dish if... READ MORE

New Haven Science Fair: Mentors Needed

Children & Youth
Open
New Haven Science Fair Mentors are needed. The average time commitment is 2-3 months, with one hour per week.
The New Haven Science Fair Program aims to improve science education for grades Pre-K through 12. As a mentor, you have the opportunity to help teachers and students create great science projects. Your time commitment for the program is usually around 1hr/week, but we can work with teachers if you want to commit to a different schedule. The Program will try to assign... READ MORE

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